British Executions

John Hall

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 6 Apr 1750

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 6 April 1750 (Kentish Post)                 

Thomas Nunn and John Hall (otherwise Rich) found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of James Linwell in the parish of Hornchurch on 20th September 1749: robbing him of a grey mare (valued at £3), the property of John Wood; of a leathern mail (valued at 20/-) and 12 leather bags (valued at 12/-), the property of the King.

After execution their bodies were hanged in chains on Harrolds Wood Common near Rumford Gallows.  Possibly hanged at the same place.